Youngjin Kwon is an Assistant Professor in the school of computing at KAIST and a member of Computer Architecture Laboratory.

His research interest lies in operating systems, machine learning systems, systems security.

  • Operating systems: File systems and memory systems for emerging memory technologies, new operating system design for IoT
  • Machine learning systems: Platform for distributed machine learning, Machine learning on the edges, Resource management for machine learning at scale.
  • Systems security: System support for secure services. Kernel race bugs detection

Email: yjkwon at or yjkwon at

[google scholar] [dblp] [linkedin]

  • I am always looking for talented graduate students. If you are not a KAIST student, you first apply KAIST CS (korean link, english link)
  • I am also looking for undergraduate students (KAIST students only for now) to have fun research projects. Please feel free to contact me.


Student Volunteer Chair, Mobisys 2019

Program committee

USENIX Annual Technical Conference (ATC): 2020

ACM Transactions on Storage (external)

ACM Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems (APSys): 2019

ACM Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS): 2019 (external)

International Conference on Massive Storage Systems and Technology (MSST): 2019, 2020

Virtual Execution Environments (VEE): 2019

ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SOCC): 2018